The Center For START Services Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Respite & Treatment




START Services

START is a nationally acclaimed model used throughout the U.S. to enhance the service system through active collaboration and services such as:

Learn More: START Model Overview Video

New Video Resource: Family Professional Collaboration

START - Driving Systemic Change


START is a national initiative that strengthens efficiencies and service outcomes for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs in the community.


Driven by a person-centered approach in the context of the system of support, the START model offers proactive, clinically based consultation and training for crisis prevention and intervention.


START and NH LEND Announce a New Graduate-Level Interdisciplinary Partnership (October 2014)  

Register for the New York Region 3 START Launch, October 29, 2014  (Web link)

NADD 31st Annual
Conference & Exhibit

November 12-14, 2014,
San Antonio, TX (Web link)



Center for START Services
Institute on Disability / UCED
56 Old Suncook Rd., Suite 2
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-228-2084
Relay: 711
Fax: 603-228-3270

Institute on Disability

The Center for START Services is a program of the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

Improved Family Outcomes

“NC Start has been a life saver in many ways for our family.”

- Family utilizing START services in North Carolina